Ocean Races and Rallies
Several international blue water ocean events depart Darwin each year. These include:
A number of Darwin yachts (and an even larger number of Darwin sailors) regularly participate in premiere Asian sailing events such as the Phuket King's Cup Regatta in Thailand and the Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta in Malaysia.
Darwin Dili Rally 2012
Sail Indonesia (starting with a rally from Darwin to Kupang in West Timor) is a large event conducted on an annual basis through Indonesia and then on to Singapore and Malaysia. 2008 saw the introduction of an eastern passage for the Sail Indonesia Rally.